Sarah Lawrence College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Science, Technology & Society, beginning fall 2008. This appointment is a chair endowed by the Marilyn Simpson Trust. Candidates should have expertise in interdisciplinary science studies and their work should focus on the political, economic, and social issues arising out of the developments of modern science and technology. Teaching and research interests may include the ethical, social, and policy implications of biotechnology, engineering, environmental sciences, information sciences, cybernetics, or other emerging areas. We are seeking a candidate with teaching experience, a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and a PhD in STS, history, sociology, anthropology, or some other appropriate field. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, vita, letters of reference and two course syllabi by September 1, 2007 to: STS search, c/o Rosemary Weeks, Faculty Assistant, Sarah Lawrence College, 1 Mead Way, Bronxville, NY 10708.
Located in Westchester County, 25 minutes by train from midtown Manhattan, Sarah Lawrence is a small liberal arts college with a unique pedagogy based on small classes and individual tutorials. For information on Sarah Lawrence College, our curriculum, teaching methods, and philosophy of education, please visit our web site at http://www.sarahlawrence.edu . Sarah Lawrence has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity. In that spirit, we especially welcome applications from under-represented groups.